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200 E. Santa Clara St.
4th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Ph: (408) 535-7770

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8:00 am-Noon; 1:00-5:00pm

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Local Enforcement Agency
Overview

The Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) monitors and regulates the federal, state, and local solid waste regulations at local sanitary landfill sites and recycling facilities. The LEA is a certified local agency acting on behalf of the State of California CalRecycle www.calrecycle.ca.gov. The purpose of this program is to ensure that each permitted facility is in full compliance with federal, state, and local regulations governing health and operational issues.

Within the City, there are five active and seven inactive landfills. Active landfills are inspected once every 30 days while inactive landfills are inspected every 90 days.